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# Job Losses

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Potential job losses at Pepsi plant in Cork
Two dozen jobs could be affected as the company looks to outsource the roles to IBM.
400 jobs to go at Lufthansa Technik in ‘devastating’ blow
Workers had been warned last month that the company faced closure as revenues declined.
Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015
However, the pharmaceutical giant will be investing in research and development, potentially negating these losses.
Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
Everyone’s been talking about the job losses in Newbridge, the garda stand-off in Windy Arbour, and what Nigella had to say…
SIPTU to meet with Baxter management
The company will look to have 110 voluntary redundancies by March next year.
570 job losses at pharmaceutical company in Dublin
The news from MSD follows the announcement of the closure of another plant in Wicklow earlier this year.
“You could hear a pin drop” – 400 jobs at risk at Lufthansa Technik in Dublin
The company said it will now begin immediate negotiations with trade unions.
Fianna Fáil says government needs to intervene in Lufthansa Technik closure
Today Lufthansa said it was considering closing its firm in Rathcoole.
Fears for jobs at Lufthansa Technik as staff called to meeting
The 400 plus positions at the Irish operation in Rathcoole are in jeopardy.
LRC talks between IMPACT cabin crew and Aer Lingus adjourned
The talks commenced this week after plans to close the cabin crew base at Shannon Airport were announced.
ACC Bank restructuring results in 180 job losses
ACC Bank is withdrawing from providing standard banking products.
74 jobs lost at Honeywell Turbo in Waterford
Motor manufacturer Honeywell will also to place additional staff on short-term working hours.
Threat to 250 jobs at Heinz UK and Ireland
The company recently laid off 600 employees in the US and Canada.
Four 'unprofitable' M&S stores to close with the loss of 180 jobs
The four stores set to close are in Mullingar, Tallaght, Dun Laoghaire, and Naas.
Minister to meet with Tipperary food firm as 104 jobs go in plant closure
Dawn Fresh Foods is closing its plant in Fethard, Co Tipperary with the loss of over 100 jobs by the end of this year.
Hewlett Packard is cutting 280 jobs at its Dublin office
The job losses were announced by the computer company this evening.
50 jobs lost as Citi Bank announce Waterford office closure
The Waterford branch will close by the end of the year.
Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic
There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.
More than half of jobs to go at Killarney Golf Club
The announcement follows an agreement reached between management and the trade union SIPTU.
Aviva to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide - but no changes to Irish jobs
The insurance giant is to cut 2,000 jobs across the UK, Europe and Asia.
Column: ‘Over the past five years, I’ve seen the heart being torn from our schools’
Cuts to teachers’ salaries and increased taxation have left some of my colleagues just making ends meet, writes Carmel Hume.
130 jobs to go in Alkermes' Athlone facility
The company said the decision was made following a reduction in demand for certain pharmaceutical products.
Column: The success or failure of the UK's economic strategy matters greatly to Ireland
The UK budget being announced today has implications for Ireland too, writes James Kilcourse, who says as well as being a crucial trading partner, the UK is Ireland’s biggest rival for attracting foreign direct investment.
280 jobs lost as Wicklow pharma plant closes
The Rathdrum facility will close by the end of 2015.
Hope for Irish jobs as Barclays announces 3,700 job losses
While 1,900 of the jobs are to be lost across France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, consulations are still underway as to where the further 1,800 jobs will be cut.
200 jobs to go at EBS Building Society
Staff are to hold a meeting to discuss the possibility of industrial action after being informed of the cuts.
Shop that warned of high rents closes with 8 jobs lost
The owner of Korky’s shoe shop on Grafton Street, Dublin 2, said he was glad that the ‘bloodletting had now stopped’.
Workers to meet union after Dublin company cuts 83 jobs
Distribution firm Johnson Brothers told its employees yesterday that 83 jobs will be lost due at its plant in west Dublin due to outsourcing.
Distribution firm Johnson Brothers to cut 83 jobs in Dublin
The company informed staff of the decision to outsource its warehouse and transport operations today.
Rebrand complete: National Irish Bank disappears
Danske has shut the bank’s branch network in order to cut costs and redirect focus.
Liberty Insurance to cut 285 jobs
The company that took over from Quinn Insurance will make 140 redundancies in Dublin, 75 in Cavan, and 70 in Enniskillen.
100 job losses at Ericsson Athlone after Ericsson Sweden makes 1,550 job cuts
The telecommunications company hopes to reduce the workforce by February 2013.
PopCap to close Dublin office, 96 jobs impacted
Some employees have been offered positions elsewhere in the company.
Cowen wants commitment from Minister after Bord na Móna job losses
Over 100 seasonal jobs have been lost at Bord na Móna as a result of the poor peat harvest this year, described by the company as the ‘worst year ever’
Column: Making employers pay for sick leave is simply not fair
Placing social welfare costs onto businesses is an additional burden on employers and will result in job losses writes Ian Martin.
Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes
Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.
Target Express sale announced by liquidators
Masterlink Logistics, headquarterd in Blanchardstown, is to buy the company which only recently ceased trading.